The Ninth Hour, Alice McDermott

This story focuses on Sally, who grows up in a convent after her father committed suicide, leaving her mother as a widow before Sally was born.Growing up in the convent has piqued her interest to become a nun. Her mother refuses to let her go until she was reminded…

A Little Life, Hanya Yanagihara

Willem and Jude are looking for an apartment to rent. Although the apartment is on the eleventh floor and only has one closet, they agree with it, but unfortunately, the estate agent rejects their application due to their financial background.Their friend JB pull some strings with his colleague, who…